Vision loss is increasing in the United States and so is the prevalence of diabetes
. Americans are being diagnosed with the disease at a much younger age and that means they are living with diabetes for a longer period of time. A new study examined the relationship between diabetes, other risk factors and vision loss in U.S. adults. Catherine Dolf has more in this week's JAMA Report.
Source: Prevalence of Nonrefractive Visual Impairment in US Adults and Associated Risk Factors, 1999-2002 and 2005-2008